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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Bonheur, Rosa 4
Descriptions
oil on board 132
Names
Painting 860
Date:
1890
Dimensions:
H: 13.75 in, width: 19 in
Title:
Mounted Indians Carrying Spears
Credit Line:
Partial Bequest of Vernon R. Drwenski and Museum Purchase
Gloss:
In this painting Bonheur depicts Rocky Bear and Red Shirt, two prominent Lakota (Sioux) who performed in Buffalo Bill's Wild West. She portrayed the Indians mounted on horseback and in an idyllic landscape setting, a presentation similar to her painting of William F. Cody.
Inscription:
verso: C5892 (in blue) / 2892 (in blue) / 19890 (stamped)
Accession Number:
8.04.6

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Whitney Western Art Museum.
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